Trade Policy at Work

Understanding SPS Requirements Exports on the EU Market: The case of green coffee, sesame seed, haricot bean seed, chickpea seed and fresh-cut multi floral roses – Ethiopia

This study for Ethiopia focuses on the international standards established under the Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures, and on how these measures can help Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa to trade better with the international markets. It highlights how compliance with SPS measures, and better cooperation between importing and exporting countries in this area, strengthens both trade and market access while respecting health regulations.